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by hendy
Fri Sep 20, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: GT186 revs Question
Replies: 29
Views: 1444

Re: GT186 revs Question

Burnside wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:55 am
Might be worth speaking to Richard Taylor, he generally advises against using Varitronic with the GT kits
Yes, I changed the varitronic on mine based on this.

Made no difference at all.
by hendy
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: hey.. new but courius Li150 S2 upgrade tips needed!
Replies: 12
Views: 434

Re: hey.. new but courius Li150 S2 upgrade tips needed!

^what coaster said
by hendy
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: hey.. new but courius Li150 S2 upgrade tips needed!
Replies: 12
Views: 434

Re: hey.. new but courius Li150 S2 upgrade tips needed!

All I can say about aluminium 186cc cylinders with steel liners is that every one I have had my hands on have had really bad ports, especially exhaust which can only be cured properly by using a 60mm or longer crank, plus packers, port work etc. I'd save money by buying rt195.
by hendy
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Standard Scoots & Restorations
Topic: Lloydie's S2 (slow) restoration
Replies: 44
Views: 1260

Re: Lloydie's S2 (slow) restoration

I managed to bend my chrome ring down a couple of mm. I broke one original one trying this as I levered in the middle of the 'span', if you know what I mean. Second attempt was ok.
by hendy
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Semi hydraulic set up
Replies: 3
Views: 400

Re: Semi hydraulic set up

Does it return ok when the cable is disconnected?
by hendy
Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..
Replies: 79
Views: 6775

Re: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..

Yes, I came back to scooters about 6 years ago after 20 years on sports bikes; this and the lcgb forums have been priceless. In my opinion, if I'd come back now, when the forums are less active, I think I'd have done one standard rebuild and gone back to sports bikes. As it is, they've taught me eno...
by hendy
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Welcome to the 21st Century
Replies: 14
Views: 1328

Re: Welcome to the 21st Century

hat wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:20 am
what are the benefits of a PHBL over a PHBH?
It's basically the same carb with a smaller body.

Phbl is normally 25mm although 24mm is available.

Phbl is larger body in 26, 28 and 30mm variants.
by hendy
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: BGB stator output too low.
Replies: 13
Views: 1004

Re: BGB stator output too low.

Or af will remagnetise for about a tenner.
by hendy
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: BGB stator output too low.
Replies: 13
Views: 1004

Re: BGB stator output too low.

weak magnets would cause that. Ac or DC?
by hendy
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Targaline dampers fit ?
Replies: 6
Views: 481

Re: Targaline dampers fit ?

^ aye, I agree, it's pot luck. I've got reverse pull drum on my latest and it works great, but on my last one it was effing awful!